Nexus 6 vs. Nexus 6P Specs

Ofcourse the following specifications for the Nexus 6P should be taken with a pinch of salt since the device hasn’t been officially released yet.  However, I have taken the specs from the most reliable sources I could find in order to build this comparison table below for people like myself who might be thinking of upgrading their Nexus 6 to the Nexus 6P when it is released.

Nexus 6 (2014) Nexus 6P (2015)
NETWORK Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
LAUNCH Announced 01/10/2014 29/09/2015
Status Available. Released 2014, November Yet to be announced officially
BODY Dimensions 159.3 x 83 x 10.1 mm (6.27 x 3.27 x 0.40 in) 159.4 x 77.8 x 7.3mm
Weight 184 g (6.49 oz) 178g (6.28 oz)
SIM Nano-SIM Nano-SIM
DISPLAY Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.96 inches (~74.1% screen-to-body ratio) 5.7 inches
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (~493 ppi pixel density) 1440 x 2560 pixels (~518 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Corning Gorilla Glass 4
PLATFORM OS Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop), upgradable to v5.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 v2.1
CPU Quad-core 2.7 GHz Krait 450 Octa-core 1.9Ghz
GPU Adreno 420 Adreno 430
MEMORY Card slot No No
Internal 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 32/64/128GB, 3GB RAM
CAMERA Primary 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus, optical image stabilization, dual-LED (ring) flash, check quality 12.3 megapixels with an F-stop rating of 2.0, 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus, optical image stabilization, dual-LED (ring) flash
Features Dual recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, photo sphere, panorama, HDR Dual recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, photo sphere, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, optical stabilization, check quality 2160p@30fps, optical stabilization, check quality
Secondary 2 MP 5MP
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes Yes
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE v4.1, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes Yes
Radio No No
USB microUSB v2.0 (SlimPort), USB Host USB Type-C
FEATURES Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, fingerprint sensor
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– MP4/H.264 player – MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player – MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
– Photo/video editor – Photo/video editor
– Document editor – Document editor
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Po 3220 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Po 3450 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 330 h ?
Talk time Up to 24 h ?
MISC Colors Midnight Blue, Cloud White Aluminium, Graphite, Frost, Gold (Japan only to begin with)
Codename Shamu Angler
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